The Old Hotel Seems Asleep, Waiting to be Awakened

The Old Hotel Seems Asleep, Waiting to be Awakened

The Edgefield Hotel seems to be sleeping now, with its new window treatments. These closures were given the windows as a protection from any falling pieces. Like the Phoenix, it has risen up from disrepair (not quite ashes) several times, and with its new windows the building seems to be sleeping, waiting for the next […]

Singing, Snow and Santa will be Filling the Air!

Singing, Snow and Santa will be Filling the Air!

The 41st Annual Edgefield Christmas Parade will be on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.  Our 2014 Grand Marshal is Mr. J. P. Calliham, Owner and Operator of Calliham’s TV & Furniture for 62 years. Bring the family and enjoy special entertainment before the parade, beginning at 1:00 pm, on the Edgefield Town Square. […]

Edgefield Is A Purple Heart Town

Edgefield Is A Purple Heart Town

• Town Council Holds Monthly Meeting As members of the Military Order of Purple Heart looked on Mayor Ken Durham delivered a town proclamation declaring Edgefield a Purple Heart Town. In attendance was Dr. Jim Hawk, an Edgefield Citizen and Purple Heart recipient, who served in Europe with the Third Army during World War II. […]

Ready to be entertained? Then get your ticket now!

Ready to be entertained? Then get your ticket now!

If entertainment is what one is seeking, the answer is at the William M. Bouknight Theatre in Edgefield where The Marvelous Wonderettes are playing, with energy and desire like one does not often experience. These “Wonders” have been practicing with their coaches (Musical Director Karlton Timmerman and Choreographer Kelly Harris) for four months and, to […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Sweetwater Baptist Church Burglarized The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call at Sweetwater Baptist Church, Wednesday, Oct. 8.  According to the ECSO report, thieves entered two storage buildings behind the church office on Sweetwater Road and took numerous tools and equipment.  The responding deputy was able to locate a chainsaw in an […]

Wilson Mold & Machine Opens Business in Edgefield

Wilson Mold & Machine Opens Business in Edgefield

Wilson Mold & Machine a company specializing in tire, bladder and tube molds has moved into the location on Rabbit Trail in Edgefield most recently occupied by SWEP. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held, Thursday, October 9, 2014. Wilson Mold & Machine is a ISO:9001 certified company based in Wilson, N.C.

Fall Antiques Festival Draws a Crowd

Fall Antiques Festival Draws a Crowd

A beautiful October day, October 3, which meant blue skies and good weather (a light breeze and an invigorating temperature) helped to bring a good crowd to the Fall Antiques Festival that Beth Padgett and her crew, have been opening to the public for several years now. The site is the rustic House Next Door […]

Continuing Excavation at Pottersville Kiln Site

Continuing Excavation at Pottersville Kiln Site

Readers will find an advertisement in the print edition of The Advertiser for volunteers and visitors to come to the excavations at the site of the first stoneware production site in the Edgefield District. The date for the excavation is October 10-27, 2014. This excavation is related to the on-going University of Illinois research, which […]

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